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West 11th Street Park

West 11th Street Park in Houston

Posted: January 6, 2020 at 8:33 pm   /   Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

Urban Houston Park West 11th Street Park is at 2400 W. 11th Street, Houston, Texas 77008. For those who know the area, the park is between Ella Boulevard and West T.C.Jester. It is slightly over 20-acres. This park is a virtual bit of wilderness inside of the I-610 Loop.  The majority of it consists of […]

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Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza Park

Posted: January 19, 2018 at 4:32 am   /   Parks & Outdoor

Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza Park Yes, Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza Park is a birdwatching paradise, but it is also so much more! This 362.5-acre park located at 4025 Eldridge Pkwy., Houston, Texas 77082 has miles of paved trails which encircle large detention ponds.  In those ponds and wetland areas are islands.  Many migratory birds can be spotted […]

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Great White Egret at Keith-Wiess Park

Keith-Wiess Park | Natural Beauty in Northeast Houston

Posted: January 16, 2018 at 9:35 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor

Keith-Wiess Park Thanks to the generosity of James and Margaret Elkins people in our city are now able to enjoy the fabulous Keith-Wiess Park located in the northeast part of our city.  The address is 12300 Aldine Westfield Road, Houston, Texas 77093. They donated just shy of 500 acres to the City of Houston with […]

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Market Square Park in Houston, Texas

Market Square Park | Historic Beauty in Downtown Houston

Posted: December 2, 2017 at 3:46 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor

Downtown Houston’s Market Square Park Market Square Park in downtown Houston covers an entire city block.  It has been transformed from its original purpose over the years to the scenic beauty that it is today.  It is a part of the downtown historic district.  A sign erected by the State Historical Survey Committee of Texas […]

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Rose Garden at McGovern Centennial Gardens

McGovern Centennial Gardens | New Haven in Hermann Park

Posted: August 9, 2017 at 12:47 am   /   Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

McGovern Centennial Gardens The video below showing McGovern Centennial Gardens gives one an excellent overall look at the 15 acre newest addition to Hermann Park. There are a total of 445 acres in Hermann Park which is one of Houston’s premier public green spaces. We all benefit from the philanthropist and benefactor George Hermann who […]

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